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The Hogansville Home News * 7-A Thursday, May 9, 2002 Goody Products Picked Pacific Raises $$ PigglyWiggly By Cheerleader Group Wiggly of Manchester and Georgia Pacific efforts to benefit the March of Dimes at a last Saturday poor weather, organizers sold barbecue ; and held drawings for gift certificates. was held at the Piggly Wiggly parking lot. Georgia Seeking Nominations p Georgia is currently seeking nomina- program for next year. Community lead- ,.are selected from all over the state for this oppor- to unprove their leadership skills. the Meriwether County Chamber of at 655-2558 for further information or to Star Business V'e.o Earns Recognition bay Star Media, Inc. was recently recognized by )her Awards for the video "A Coming for Progress." The recognition was for the the script, the voice-over and the overall pro- 3,000 videos were submitted and less than received awards. This video shows the positive doing business in Meriwether County. It 5tl 1 by the Industrial Development Authority to per- s and industry to locate here. Flying Lessons lessons are now available at the Roosevelt Springs Airport. The instructor is Scott who is associated with Sky's Aircraft in Butterworth brings a plane to Warm Springs Ground school will begin in the near future. Tourism Exhibit Takes Prize ltial Pathways tourism area was award- place for its exhibit at the "Stay and See Georgia" gs is a part of Presidential Pathways MeCullar of the Warm Springs Welcome involved in putting this exhibit together. Conference Planned May 13 Rbosvelt Warm Springs lnstRute" 'for Conference and Continuing Fxlucation Will host a traumatic brain injury conference on Entitled"Hitting Hard: Traumatic Brain Injury," will feature Barbara McLean, a nation- over 30 years of experience The daylong course is expected to be of interest to nurses, therapists, certified disabili- specialists, certified case managers and rehabilitation counselors, and has been pre for 7.5 contract hours of continuing education of those groups. Additional information, including registration be obtained by calling 706/655 5231 or by fax [. Baptist Plans Health Fair June 1 Baptist Hospital is sponsoring a communi- on June 1 at the hospital. Mark your tai- lor an opportunity for health screenings for children. There will be activities for chil- drinks. College PreparesStrategic Plan College is in the process of its strategic plan for the next five years. are meeting with community, business, stry leaders to obtain their input of what lty wants and needs from the school. any comments, concerns, or suggestions Ontact May McDaniel at the Meriwetber County at 655-2558. Goody Products, Inc the most recognized name in hair accessories has been award- ed the. Official Hair Accessory sponsor of the National Spirit Group (NSG). NSG, which is comprised of the National Cheerleading Association, Cheerleader & Dance Team, and National Dance .Alliance, has been the spirit industry leader for the past 50 years. Goody will maintain exclusive sponsorship of three national competitions and product sampling during four additional major compe- titions, summer camps, train- ing, and product shipments allowing Goodyto reach more than 3 million cheerleaders, known for being peer-leaders in style and fashion through- out the teen segment. Zoe Garey, Goody Associate Brand Manager, explained, "With our focus on the teen market this year, Goody's association with the NSG is a perfect fit to achieve our marketing goals. Through this sponsorship, we plan to leverage the Goody brand and heighten our visi- bility in this extremelyinflu- ential segment of the teen market." Frankie Acheson, Director of Corporate Sponsorship for NSG, described: "NCA and NDA cheerleaders and dancers are aggressive consumers that want cutting edge hair tools and accessories, Goody's modern and fresh approach to hair products satisfy this demand for millions of teen customers." Goody Products, Inc., a Newell Rubbermaid compa- ny (NYSE: NWL), is the world's most recognized pro- YOU CAN BANK ON THEM HAVING A GOOD TIME - The Meriwether Bank & Trust Travel Club recently returned from a trip to Biloxi, Mississippi, which included this picturesque stop at the historical Beauvior house. Upcoming opportunities include a day-trip to Southern Living headquarters. For more information, contact Robin Wilkinson at 655-3391. Cindy Armstrong Named Top Staffer Everyone has heard the computer, to help" and "a real asset to old saying, "like father, like son," but at the Roosevelt Institute, "like father, like daughter" might also apply. That's because the Institute's latest Employee of the Month, Cindy Armstrong of the Information Systems Department, is the daughter of recently named Employee of the Year, Raymond Bulloch of the Maintenance Department. Formerly a secretary for the vocational unit, Armstrong was promoted to operator status in 1996 and computer site manag- erin2000.A resident of Woodbury, s h e received Cindy Armstrong the Heart Award at a reception in her honor last Monday after being norninat- ed with accolades like "great attitude," "ready and willing RWSIR." Along with her father, who was one of 12 Employee of the Month selections this past year before being named to the top yearly honor at the 2002 Employee Recognition Luncheon April 17, Armstrong's mother, Beverly Bulloch, is a pro- gram assistant at the Institute for Medical Records, and her husband, Joel Armstrong, is an engineer for Information Systems. ducer of hair care products and accessories, personal care travel products, mir- rors, clips, barrettes and rollers. The company's brands, including Goody, ACE combs and brushes, and Goody Travel items are sold prima- rlly at leading food, drug and discount retailers. Goody Products' manu- facturing facility is located in Manchester, with its head- quarters in Peachtree City. For more information, visit www.LookinGoody.com. $12Million Of Grants Available Twelve million dollars is available nationwide under USDA's Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI), with applications being accepted until 4 p.m. on July 2nd. Qualified private and public organizations, known as intermediaries, proposing to provide technical assis- tance to recipients are eligi- ble to receive the funds. RCDI helps private, not- for-profit community-based programs improve rural eco- nomic development, hous- ing, and community facilities in rural areas. The grant funds are used to provide technical assistance and training to recipient organi- zations. Participating organ- izations must provide match- ing funds from other non- fed- eral sources in an amount equal to the amount of the grant. The program was start- ed in FY 2000 and Georgia received funding for two projects totaling $331,000. Projects were not select- ed in FY 2001 and those funds are being carried over for this year.. Further information is available in a Notice of Funding Availability on Rural Development's web- site at http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/ rhs/redi/index.htm. Persons can contact Beth Jones at (202) 720-1498. ZIS IS AMAZING CELLULAR /ULTIPLICATION! 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